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Bio-Dome (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  12 January 1996 (USA)
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Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

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Storyline

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends could care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakingly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Your dome away from home. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Biodome  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,757,000 (USA)
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Kylie Minogue called this film her "worst career move". She said that it is the only thing she has done in her professional life that her father ridicules her for. See more »

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When Doyle bends down to kiss his girlfriend at the glass window, his sunglasses are in the collar of his shirt. When he rises the sunglasses are gone, and reappear in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Bud: We have to show the girls that we care about the environment, too.
Doyle: Do we?
Bud: No.
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References Caddyshack (1980) See more »

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Good Guys and Bad Guys
Written by Victor Krummenacher, Greg Lisher, David Lowery, Christopher Molla (as Chris Molla)
Chris Pedersen and Jonathan Segel (as Jonathan Segal)
Performed by Camper Van Beethoven
Courtesy of Camper Van Beethoven Music
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Bio-Hazardous Waste
18 July 2002 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

On viewing it last night, this film immediately usurped the position of my long-standing most despised film of all time, the execrable CALIGULA. BIO-DOME is, beyond any shred of doubt, THE most excruciating comedy I have ever had the misfortune to suffer (yep... it's worse than TOMCATS!). In fact, anything Malcolm McDowell did with a newlywed couple and a fistful of mashed potatoes in CALIGULA was a thousand times funnier than the collective 'jokes' of BIO-DOME.

Movies like this always raise frightening questions. Why is Pauly Shore still paid to appear in movies when the world, by now, should have made him feel unsafe in going outdoors lest a crippling injury befall him? Why is Stephen Baldwin still beating his career to death with inane projects like THE FLINTSTONES IN VIVA ROCK VEGAS after a terrific stint in THE USUAL SUSPECTS? How can a movie be so bad that even a four-second appearance by Tenacious D isn't worth sitting through it?

In closing, I share the words of a good friend who watched the film with me. Partway through the laughless mire, he turned to me with genuine concern and asked, "Mate, are you all right? I've never seen you look like that before".


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